Top Tier K9 News & Testimonials

February 17, 2020

Top Tier K9 invented the term Foundation Dog®.  It is used to describe a dog trained to very specific levels of capability.  A Foundation Dog® is selected as a 4-5 week old puppy and then trained through a 12 week program on 50 elements that roll up into 4 functions:  tracking, scent detection, protection/apprehension and advanced obedience.

A Foundation Dog® is ready for finishing school as a Police K9, Mili...

January 26, 2020

Top Tier K9 will be conducting an on-line service dog training class that is open to the public.  This class teaches you about owning a service dog, caring for a service dog, and maintaining the training of your service dog.


Service dogs are working dogs, they are not pets.  They perform life saving and life enhancing tasks for their owners with disabilities and must be cared for in a way that allows them to continue th...

January 25, 2020

The next Top Tier K9 Pet Training Class begins March 17, 2020.  Learn to train pets, face to face, in our on-line classroom.  Following successful completion of this class, you travel to Madison Florida where you will learn to start and run your own dog training business, and spend time applying what you learned to certify as a pet trainer.  4 of the students below successfully certified as Pet Trainers this week and th...

22 Belgian Malinois Puppies successfully completed phase 1 and 11 British Labs have successfully completed phase 2 of the of the Top Tier K9 Foundation Dog® program.

3 Malinois litters from amazing pedigrees are being trained in the Top Tier K9 Foundation Dog® Program.  Matching Top Bloodlines with Top Tier K9 training to produce amazing Foundation Dogs® ready to be finished as Law Enforcement K9, Service Dogs, Military...

December 31, 2019

20 years ago, Jeff Minder began the process of developing a new way to start and launch successful businesses.  A replicable process that would create an end result 3 times greater than the traditional business planning processes of the past.

9 out of 10 businesses fail in their first year.  That is a fact that is well researched, documented and accepted.  Out of the 10% of year one survivors 70% fail in their second y...

December 2, 2019

6 new British Lab puppies entered phase 1 of the Top Tier K9 Foundation Dog® training program on December 2, 2019, they are currently 7 weeks old.  This is the absolute best time to begin training working dogs.  It is a major mistake to wait until dogs are older (green dogs) before training them.  The first 16-21 weeks of a dogs life is the most important time to train.

These puppies will be prepared for a...

November 27, 2019

A Top Tier K9 Foundation Dog® goes through our finishing school to be deployed as a Law Enforcement/Military K9, Service Dog for people with disabilities, hunting dog, Executive and Family Protection Dog, Speciality Tracking Dog, Cadaver Dog, Search and Rescue Dog, Bomb/Explosive Detection Dogs..and so much more.

A Foundation Dog® is trained from birth and by the time the dog is 8-12 months old it has been fully tra...

November 22, 2019

Our next Foundation Dog® program begins January 8, 2020. We will have over 30 puppies available for students (Mals and Labs). The puppies will be well underway in their Foundation Dog® training (anywhere from 2-4 weeks into it) so you get a hell of a jump start.

4 of the puppies are already reserved for the program...join a great team of trainers beginning January 8! You do not need to be certified as a pet trainer to...

November 21, 2019

Pre-order your Top Tier K9 Foundation Dog®!  We have over 30 puppies coming into our Madison Florida training facility beginning next week (December 1, 2019).  Belgian Malinois', Dutch Shepherds, and British Labrador Retrievers.

Our puppies are from the finest stock available in the US, Canada, and the Netherlands.  High drive puppies that are selected specifically for their genetics and disposition to enter the tou...

November 15, 2019

Our CEO Jeff Minder was interviewed on NPR WFSU last week.  Listen to the interview below and learn about the backstory of Top Tier K9 and the future of the dog training industry.

https://news.wfsu.org/post/north-florida-vet-trains-dogs-and-comrades-arms

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